A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station, bringing with it supplies, science experiments and a prototype inflatable space habitat for the orbiting outpost and its six-person crew.
See how the first human spaceflight actually occurred when the Soviet Union launched cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin on Vostok 1 on April Yuri Gagarin orbited the Earth for 108 minutes to usher in the age of human spaceflight
When the firm SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy rocket into space late this year, the craft will become the mightiest rocket in the world. Only NASA's Saturn V, which sent Americans to the moon, has ever generated more power.
Artist concept of the Orion spacecraft. The ICPS will boost the Orion to the correct altitude and trajectory needed to send the spacecraft around the moon in order to check out vital systems during the initial test flights.
A Chinese spacecraft service module has entered orbit around the moon, months after being used in the country's landmark test flight that sent a prototype sample-return capsule on a flight around the moon and returned it to Earth.
view from space. The dome through which these images were taken. This pic was taken by Russian astronaut Fedor from the window of the Russian docking compartment. It shows Wheelock preparing the camera for the evening flight over Hurricane Earl.